Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||135° 29' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.62 meters/second, 1496.2 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.8"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.04 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 52.0"||929.47 mi||west||0° 01' 51.0"||2.12 mi||south||929.37 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 47.6"||982.19 mi||east||0° 00' 32.4"||0.62 mi||south||982.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Thu 1:26 PM||181 km||112 miles||97 nm|| NW|
|Alice Springs||Thu 1:26 PM||370 km||230 miles||200 nm|| SSW|
|Darwin||Thu 1:26 PM||1040 km||646 miles||561 nm|| NNW|
|Cairns||Thu 1:56 PM||1163 km||722 miles||628 nm|| ENE|
|Eucla||Thu 12:41 PM||1381 km||858 miles||745 nm|| SSW|
|Adelaide *||Thu 2:26 PM||1604 km||997 miles||866 nm|| S|
|Dili||Thu 12:56 PM||1717 km||1067 miles||927 nm|| NW|
|Port Moresby||Thu 1:56 PM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| NE|
|Brisbane||Thu 1:56 PM||1931 km||1200 miles||1042 nm|| ESE|
|Jayapura||Thu 12:56 PM||2090 km||1299 miles||1128 nm|| NNE|
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